Ebola Outbreak: FG Postpones Schools’ Resumption To October

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The Federal Government on Tuesday suspended the resumption of both public and private primary and secondary schools in the country till October 13, 2014. Minister of Education, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau, stated this when he briefed journalists after meeting with States Commissioners of Education, on the risk posed by the dreaded Ebola virus disease in the education sector.The Minister said the change in the resumption date would ensure adequate preventive measures are put in place before the students report back to school.

Presently Nigeria has only one Ebola victim at the Isolation unit. She is said to be in stable condition

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